StoryMaps

Forest Health

 
Map of Virginia's State Forests.

Emerald Ash Borer in Virginia

Learn about this invasive insect and how it impacts our forests.

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EAB StoryMap

Emerald Ash Borer Program

Learn more about the Virginia Department of Forestry's Emerald Ash Borer Program and what we are doing to manage this invasive insect that has detrimental effects on our ash tree population.

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Urban & Community Forestry

 

 

 

EAB StoryMap

My Tree Counts:
Community Tree StoryMap & Application

Every tree planted makes a difference to the health of our communities and the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The Virginia Department of Forestry and partners want to highlight tree planting projects from across the state. Submit your tree planting to show that your tree counts towards Virginia’s efforts to #ProtectOurBay! We’ll share these stories on the Community Tree StoryMap and social media with #MyTreeCounts.

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Last modified: Tuesday, 13-Oct-2020 14:57:51 EDT

Walking, Hiking and Boating
A State Forest Use Permit is not required for forest visitors who walk, hike or boat on a state forest.

Riding Bicycles and Riding Horses
On forests where these activities are allowed, a valid State Forest Use Permit is required for persons aged 16 years-old or older.

Hunting and Fishing
On forests where these activities are allowed, a valid State Forest Use Permit and valid hunting or fishing license are required for persons aged 16 years-old or older in accordance with state regulations.

State Forest Use Permits
Permits cost $16 USD and are valid for one year from date of purchase. Permits can be purchased two ways: